Historical Thrillers

The Sky Club by Terry Roberts 

The Sky Club tells the story of Jo Salter, a woman from the North Carolina mountains, who sets about constructing a new life for herself in Asheville in the wake of her…

Vengeance for All Things by Anthony Flacco

The year is 1916 in San Francisco, and the city is about to suffer the only terrorist attack to remain unsolved to this day. Anarchist forces are desperate to prevent America from…

The Calculations of Rational Men by Daniel Godfrey

By George Ebey Author Daniel Godfrey offers up a terrifying “what if” scenario in his latest thriller, THE CALCULATIONS OF RATIONAL MEN. The date is December 1962. The Cuban Missile Crisis remains…

Deadly Intent by Laraine Stephens

A glint of gold caught his eye. A putrefying hand extended from the sleeve of a checked shirt, its little finger adorned by the smooth curve of a signet ring. It is…

The Scarlet Oak by Jerry Aylward

THE SCARLET OAK is about murder, spies, and spirits and two hundred thirty-eight years of unexplained deaths linked to one American Revolutionary-era home. The unassuming residence of one of General George Washington’s…

The Physicists’ Daughter by Mary Anna Evans

New Orleans, 1944. Sabotage–that’s the word on factory worker Justine Byrne’s mind. Raised by her late parents to think logically, she can’t help wondering what the oddly shaped carbon gadgets she assembles…

Blackshirt Masquerade by Jason Monaghan

London, 1935, and the Blackshirts of the British Union of Fascists are on the march. Disgraced army officer Hugh Clifton is recruited by MI5 to infiltrate the Blackshirts, but unwittingly becomes a…

The Bucharest Dossier by William Maz

THE BUCHAREST DOSSIER is a love story within a spy thriller within a historical novel. Maz shows how love can survive even under the direst of circumstances, in this case the brutality…

Ghosts of the West by Alec Marsh

When daring journalist Sir Percival Harris gets wind of a curious crime in a sleepy English town, he ropes in his old friend Professor Ernest Drabble to help him investigate. The crime…

The Secret in the Wall by Ann Parker

By Charlie Cochrane Sometimes the past won’t stay buried—particularly when renovations are in order. That’s sure the case for Moira Krause. While knocking down a wall to expand her business, the corpse…

A Stranger From the Storm by William Burton McCormick

The year is 1900, and the port city of Odessa on the Black Sea is being terrorized by a brutal killer called the Specter. With five people already dead, the murderer promises…

A Death in Bloomsbury by David C. Dawson

Everyone has secrets… but some are fatal. 1932, London. Late one December night, Simon Sampson stumbles across the body of a woman in an alleyway. Her death is linked to a plot…

The Brief Luminous Flight of the Firefly by Ellen Byerrum

By Charlie Cochrane It’s June 1943, halfway through a world war that has ramped up patriotism, but has also resulted in hoarding, profiteering, theft…and murder. A young Mimi Smith has gone to…

The Road Remembered by Kaye D. Schmitz  

In the final months of World War II, Sam Ryan is trained to kill as a new soldier in the 89th Infantry Division on the front lines in Europe. But since the…

The Dying Day by Vaseem Khan

Bombay, 1950. For over a century, one of the world’s great treasures, a 600-year-old copy of Dante’s The Divine Comedy, has been safely housed at Bombay’s Asiatic Society. But when it vanishes,…

The Witching of the King by Greg Hoover

England 1604. At a remote palace in the dead of winter, William Shakespeare and his acting company are invited to perform for King James. When a killer tries to assassinate the king,…

The Constant Man by Peter Steiner

By Charlie Cochrane There’s no such thing as a standard author, nor is there only one way to write a book. Some authors are plot driven, while others focus primarily on their…

A Still and Awful Red by Michael Howarth

By George Ebey Hungary, 1609. Maria, a young peasant girl, is an accomplished seamstress who dreams of a more prosperous life, away from the constant threat of war, famine, and disease. Then…

High Country Justice by Nik James

Caleb Marlowe, famous for a lightning quick draw and nerves of steel, is mysterious, guarded, and unpredictable. Now he wants to leave the past behind…but the past has a way of dogging…

Valentino Will Die by Donis Casey

By George Ebey The Bianca Dangereuse Hollywood Mystery series continues to dish out the historical thrills in this latest installment from author Donis Casey, VALENTINO WILL DIE. Though Bianca LaBelle, star of…

The Unwanted Dead by Chris Lloyd

By Azam Gill THE UNWANTED DEAD, a French-Resistance historical thriller by Chris Lloyd, is “a thoughtful, haunting thriller,” in the words of Mick Herron, Crime Writers’ Association’s 2013 Gold Dagger winner. The…

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